Studying at the University of Verona

Here you can find information on the organisational aspects of the Programme, lecture timetables, learning activities and useful contact details for your time at the University, from enrolment to graduation.

Academic calendar

The academic calendar shows the deadlines and scheduled events that are relevant to students, teaching and technical-administrative staff of the University. Public holidays and University closures are also indicated. The academic year normally begins on 1 October each year and ends on 30 September of the following year.

Academic calendar

Course calendar

The Academic Calendar sets out the degree programme lecture and exam timetables, as well as the relevant university closure dates..

Definition of lesson periods
Period From To
1 A Sep 26, 2022 Nov 5, 2022
1 B Nov 14, 2022 Dec 23, 2022
2 A Feb 13, 2023 Apr 6, 2023
2 B Apr 12, 2023 May 27, 2023

Exam calendar

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Academic staff


Badino Massimiliano +39 045 802 8459

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Study Plan

The Study Plan includes all modules, teaching and learning activities that each student will need to undertake during their time at the University. Please select your Study Plan based on your enrolment year.

2° Year

1 module among the following
2nd foreign language B1 level (CB Test)
Modules Credits TAF SSD
Between the years: 1°- 2°- 3°
Between the years: 1°- 2°- 3°
Further activities

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TAF (Type of Educational Activity) All courses and activities are classified into different types of educational activities, indicated by a letter.

SPlacements in companies, public or private institutions and professional associations

Teaching code



Alberto Scandola





Scientific Disciplinary Sector (SSD)



Sem 1A, Sem 1B

Learning outcomes

Knowledge of the most important landmarks in the history of cinema, with particular attention to the Hollywood and European context, and acquisition of a method of analysis of the film. The student must be able to place a film in its historical-cultural context demonstrating not only historical, linguistic and theoretical knowledge, but also the ability to process this knowledge in a well-argued synthesis. At the end of the course students will be expected to have acquired a capacity to analyze the form and content of particular film texts and to demonstrate an understanding of traditions of filmmaking in different national and international contexts.


*First part:
The cinema of the origins
The avant-garde of the European dumb
Hollywood classic cinema
Italian neorealism
The Nouvelles vagues of the sixties
*Second part:
The actor in contemporary Hollywood cinema. What divistic models does the Hollywood industry offer? What does it mean to build a star? What are the types of masculinity embodied by Hollywood stars? To these and other questions will try to answer the course, focusing on the analysis of some divinity figures such as Leonardo DiCaprio, Johnny Depp, Matt Damon, Scarlett Johansson, Mickey Rourke, Tom Cruise.
frontal lesson with projection of audiovisual sequences

Mandatory is the study of the following films:
Nosferatu (1921), Quarto potere (1941), Rome open city (1945), La dolce vita (1960), Until the last breath (1959), Accattone (1961), The Wrestler (2008), Eyes Wide Shut (1999) ), Revenant (2016), The Departed (2006), Blade Runner 2049 (2017)

NON-ATTENDING STUDENTS must integrate the texts indicated here with Jacqueline Nacache, the film actor, Negretto, Mantova 2013.

Reference texts
Author Title Publishing house Year ISBN Notes
Alberto Scandola (a cura di) Hollywood Men. Immagine, mascolinità e performance nel cinema americano contemporaneo Kaplan 2017 8899559120
Luca Malavasi Il linguaggio del cinema (con piattaforma online MyLab) Pearson 2019 8891908541 Uno strumento davvero efficace per capire come funziona il linguaggio dei film. Con un doppio sviluppo: su carta e digitale. Il volume cartaceo presenta un’introduzione storica e teorica alla tecnica e al linguaggio filmico – dalla pre-produzione alla produzione, sino alla post-produzione –, in un percorso che dalla scrittura giunge al montaggio. In parallelo, la piattaforma online MyLab, compresa nel prezzo, offre analisi puntuali dei singoli elementi che caratterizzano il linguaggio cinematografico, esemplificandoli tramite sequenze estratte da film. In MyLab i lettori potranno inoltre trovare la versione digitale del volume, domande di autovalutazione ed esercizi di analisi.
Paolo Bertetto (a cura di) Introduzione alla storia del cinema Utet 2005 8860083621

Examination Methods

Written exam: three open questions. The student must demonstrate mastery of the elements of film language, knowledge of the main junctions of film history and the ability to analyze the film texts in the program.


Type D and Type F activities


Scopri i percorsi formativi promossi dal  Teaching and learning centre dell'Ateneo, destinati agli studenti iscritti ai corsi di laurea, volti alla promozione delle competenze trasversali:

Cuci 1 A From 9/26/22 To 11/5/22
years Modules TAF Teacher
1° 2° 3° OMI Award - Ceremony and round table F Not yet assigned
CuCi 1 B From 11/14/22 To 12/23/22
years Modules TAF Teacher
1° 2° 3° OMI Award - Ceremony and round table F Not yet assigned

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Title Info File
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List of theses and work experience proposals

theses proposals Research area
Laureandi Scienze della Comunicazione: vademecum Various topics
Stage Research area
L'iter del libro in biblioteca Various topics
Proposte stages - Centro di ricerca Skenè Various topics

Student mentoring

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